Organization: Bragg Creek Trails (BCT)
Position Title: Cross-Country Ski Trail Groomer
Reports to: Trail Operations Manager
Term and Hours of Work: Seasonal Part-Time, October 14, 2023 to March 31, 2024
Various hours up to 30 hours per week including weekday and weekend shifts.
Compensation: $30.00 per hour
Organization: BCTA is a place where the love of trails and the outdoors can be enjoyed by all, in every season. Bragg Creek Trails Association (BCTA) builds and maintains a multi-user trail network for the enjoyment of all non-motorized trail users in the West Bragg Creek area of Kananaskis Country and the greater Bragg Creek Area. BCT advocates for responsible trail use, community building, volunteerism and environmental stewardship amongst the outdoor recreation community. BCTA believes that fostering strategic partnerships and actively engaging with trail enthusiasts compliments the organizational strengths that support BCTA’s vision and goals.
Cross Country Ski Groomers are responsible for maintaining and grooming the Bragg Creek Trails network located in Kananaskis Country. This role involves operating grooming equipment, assessing trail conditions, and ensuring the safety and enjoyment of trail users. Ski Groomers must have a keen eye for detail and be able to identify areas of the trail that need special attention. They must also be able to make precise adjustments to the equipment to ensure that the snow is groomed to the appropriate depth and consistency. It is essential to have an understanding of cross-country skiing techniques and equipment. This role also involves working in all types of outdoor weather conditions, and can be physically demanding including heavy lifting, shoveling, and sweeping. Working hours can include early morning, late nights and cold temperatures.
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